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Learning, Design, and Technology

Our programs will teach you to become a leader in technology-enhanced learning environments. You’ll find our graduates in schools, corporate settings, higher education, museums, and libraries. Coursework includes instructional design, online learning design, information literacy, computer-based education, and instructional product evaluation.

Our faculty are leading scholars in areas such as:

  • Instructional systems design
  • P-12 technology integration
  • Teacher professional development
  • STEM integration, including robotics and maker spaces
  • Case-based learning
  • Real-time problem solving
  • Creativity and innovation

Degree Programs

Master of Education (MEd)

Educational Specialist (EdS)

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

  • PhD in Learning, Design, and Technology

    This Ph.D. program prepares students for advanced scholarly inquiry related to the design, development, and evaluation of effective interactive learning environments.

Non-Degree Programs

Certificate Programs

  • Certificate in eLearning Design

    Most of your fellow students will be practicing teachers. This provides you with an excellent opportunity to gain a new set of colleagues, to compare professional experiences, and to develop personal relationships. • The UGA Griffin Campus is located 40 miles south of Atlanta in Griffin, Georgia and plays host to several of the university's programs.

  • Certificate in Instructional Technology for Teaching

    This certificate teaches powerful ways to integrate technology into your own teaching practice by working with world-class faculty, all from the convenience of an online graduate certificate taken in five courses.

  • Certificate in Learning, Design, and Technology (Undergraduate)

    Open to all undergraduate students, this certificate program aims to promote a more meaningful and systematic view of the role of educational technology in P-12, higher education, and corporate learning environments.

  • Certificate in Online Teaching and Learning (Online)

    This certificate is ideal for people who are already teaching or who hope to do so in the future, whether in P-12, higher education, or at the corporate level.

Faculty and Staff

Lauren Bagdy Assistant Professor
Rob Branch Professor
Ai-Chu Elisha Ding Assistant Professor
Janette R Hill Professor
Nancy Flanagan Knapp Associate Professor Emeritus
Lloyd P Rieber Professor and Department Head
Matthew Schmidt Associate Professor
Jill Stefaniak Associate Professor

Contact Info

131 River’s Crossing 850 College Station Road Athens, Georgia 30602
© University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602